pubescence

noun
pu·​bes·​cence | \pyü-ˈbe-sᵊn(t)s \

Definition of pubescence 

1 : the quality or state of being pubescent

2 : a pubescent covering or surface

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After all, his post-pubescence later becomes integral to the romantic narratives of the show. Rebecca Farley, refinery29.com, "Would Simone & Rasmus Have Survived Their Five-Year Bunker Stay In The Rain?," 7 May 2018

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First Known Use of pubescence

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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pubescence

noun
pu·​bes·​cence | \pyü-ˈbes-ᵊn(t)s \

Medical Definition of pubescence 

: the quality or state of being pubescent : puberty

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